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Offline CHEWIE

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Eopie - ROTS style
« on: April 14, 2005, 09:05 PM »
Doesn't Hasbro owe us a new Eopie?  Heck yeah they do.  The EPI version is too rare and expensive.

So, make a new version (or repack the old one w/ new saddlebag accessories) and throw in a nice Obi Wan and baby Luke - presto!

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Re: Eopie - ROTS style
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2005, 11:53 PM »
That's a wonderful idea. I can't believe Hasbro has missed such an obvious rehash for as long as they have.

From the spoiler pics, some added articulation at the knees would be helpful. I don't see why they can't work this out as a 9.99 Deluxe figure on its own. Just retool the saddle, add a baby Luke, and ship the thing.

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Re: Eopie - ROTS style
« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2005, 10:46 AM »
Yeah, articulated knee joints would really add to the value of this ugly snouted beast.  I agree, it's such an obvious rehash!

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Re: Eopie - ROTS style
« Reply #3 on: April 15, 2005, 11:22 AM »
:o Gah! Spoilage! *covers eyes and hides*

...That being said, I would dearly love a rerelease. In fact, the eopie is in my top ten of desired repacks.
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Re: Eopie - ROTS style
« Reply #4 on: April 15, 2005, 11:59 AM »
We should definatley get one. Actually, we should have gotten one in a TRU set. :-\. The timing would be just right now as I resently aquired one.
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Re: Eopie - ROTS style
« Reply #5 on: April 15, 2005, 03:50 PM »
I know how long you were searching for one.  I am glad you did get one man.

And for your sake - I hope if they do release one, they do something to it to make it a bit different than the EPI version.

I'm surprised one didn't show up in one of those TRU sets too.

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Re: Eopie - ROTS style
« Reply #6 on: April 15, 2005, 08:23 PM »
I can't see this piece being released until well after the movie has been out in theaters.  I think if anything it would be part of the 2006 assortment.
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Re: Eopie - ROTS style
« Reply #7 on: April 18, 2005, 05:08 PM »
I too have longed for this beast of burden to be re-packed/re-released in some form or another.

I was only able to pick up one of these on eBay and I paid roughly $45 for it - for my MOC/MIB collection I can justify such an expense. For my opened set of stuff - I unfortunately can not. So in order for me to get an opened Eopie, Hasbro is going to have to re-issue it.

Personally, I think a beast set with an Eopie, Obi-Wan in robe and a baby Luke is a NO BRAINER.
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Re: Eopie - ROTS style
« Reply #8 on: April 20, 2005, 08:14 AM »
Personally, I'd prefer that they leave out the Obi-Wan and just give us a retooled eopie w/ baby luke at the $10 deluxe pricepoint. If they did it that way, I'd buy at least one for sure.

Knowing Hasbro, though, they'll probably stick in an Obi-Wan "statuette" with NO articulation or accessories and raise the price by $5-10. ::)

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« Reply #9 on: July 20, 2005, 04:28 PM »
*folds arms and pouts*

I still want a repacked Eopie with Obi-Wan and baby Luke.

I interjected about exactly that at the Q & A when they were discussing these two figure w/ baby sets.  I said something to the effect of "So, you're not going to use this great opportunity to finally re-release the VHTF Eopie from the Ep. 1 line?!"  And they just shrugged and said no, they're just going to be the Bail/Leia baby and Obi/Luke baby sets (and yes, they confirmed using the same exact Bail figure).

Bummer.  I still suspect that they'll eventually get the Eopie out to collectors again in some way, shape, or form in the future though...

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Re: Eopie - ROTS style
« Reply #10 on: July 20, 2005, 06:34 PM »
what is with you nuts and this Eopie junk?!
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Re: Eopie - ROTS style
« Reply #11 on: July 20, 2005, 06:39 PM »
what is with you nuts and this Eopie junk?!

What exactly are you having difficulty comprehending, dafoo?  Most everyone missed out on the Eopie when it was originally released in the Episode 1 line (since it never hit domestically).  So a lot of folks have been hoping that it'd get re-released at some point, and now that it's finally shown up again in the ROTS flick, it seemed like it might finally have a chance.

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Re: Eopie - ROTS style
« Reply #12 on: July 20, 2005, 06:49 PM »
I know that, but it STINKS.

I don't want that silly thing.

And it doesn't matter if they release anyway cuz you've still got the Episode1 ones that you can't get so the completists are screwed anyway.

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Re: Eopie - ROTS style
« Reply #13 on: July 20, 2005, 07:49 PM »
I know that, but it STINKS.

I don't want that silly thing.

And it doesn't matter if they release anyway cuz you've still got the Episode1 ones that you can't get so the completists are screwed anyway.

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Re: Eopie - ROTS style
« Reply #14 on: July 20, 2005, 08:54 PM »
The way things are going, I imagine the only way we'll ever see this puppy is in a special TRU exclusive Stealth Camo style, or perhaps, Jungle Recon.   ;)